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2014-03-17 16:20:53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will institute a general rate increase averaging 5.4 percent applicable to non-contractual business, effective March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will be implemented for customers on the company's CNW 599 tariff and will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and...

Arecibo Observatory Repairs
2014-03-12 12:34:41

Ongoing Science Research Back to Full Capacity MENLO PARK, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was centered 37 miles northwest of Arecibo. Following the earthquake, Arecibo Observatory staff conducted a structural survey that revealed serious damage to a main suspension cable section, with apparent breach of several cable strands within that...

2014-03-06 08:27:18

Puerto Rican Pop Sensation To Take US Market By Storm With Multi-Million Dollar Merchandising Deal WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Custom Focus Global Imports (ACF) and BlastMusic artist Miguelito, announced Friday an exclusive merchandising deal spanning five years. This deal will enable Miguelito fans access to a wide range of merchandise of the Latin Grammy winner including apparel, accessories, headwear and much more. Miguelito will be launching a new...

2014-03-03 08:21:09

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, begins new non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) to The Princess Julianna International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten becoming the 19(th) airport Seaborne has launched during its expansion throughout the Caribbean. From the breathtaking cliffs of Cupecoy to gorgeous sandy beaches like...

2014-02-26 23:32:53

Clients can now obtain essential court records from these United States territories. Court record searches that are offered by EvictionRecords.com for these territories include eviction records, county criminal records and sex offender checks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 People can now use EvictionRecords.com in order to obtain essential vital records from Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. Many companies do not offer court records searches for these U.S. territories, but...

2014-02-26 16:32:54

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldVentures(TM), the leading international direct seller of vacation club memberships, announced its expansion into Puerto Rico today. Known for its beautiful beaches, lively cultural events and music, the all-star island has been on the company's radar for quite some time. In addition to Puerto Rico, WorldVentures offers its award-winning DreamTrips Memberships and exciting business opportunities for entrepreneurs in 26 worldwide...

2014-02-26 16:26:30

The Latino Community Unites Through Radio, TV, Social Media, Other Digital Platforms to Help Save Children with Cancer, Other Deadly Diseases MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide fundraising effort to continue finding cures and saving children, Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, helped raise $3.8 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) during the annual Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope) radio event on...

2014-02-25 08:24:03

World's favorite BACARDI rum pours global resources into "Good Spirited" initiative HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new benchmark for the BACARDI® rum brand - a global Good Spirited commitment to protect the environment - from the timberlands of southern Georgia to the sugarcane fields of Fiji. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NY66998LOGO The program is far-reaching for Bacardi Limited, the world's largest privately held spirits company, which crafts...

2014-02-21 23:03:19

Give an Hour’s network of volunteers pledge to give one hour of their time each week and now includes nearly 7,000 licensed mental health professionals in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free and confidential mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of nearly...

2014-02-21 23:00:24

RamSoft, a leader in RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, has partnered with Alpha Biomedical in Gurabo, Puerto Rico to distribute its complete line of fully customizable radiology workflow solution to their local market. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 RamSoft, a leader in RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, has partnered with Alpha Biomedical in Gurabo, Puerto Rico to distribute its complete line of fully customizable radiology workflow solution to their local...


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El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

2012-06-14 07:39:44

Symbol: VOTE Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   LEPO2 Leiphaimos portoricensis Britton Distribution: VoyriatenellaHook. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:56:47

Symbol: VEBO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: PR    N Distribution: VernoniaborinquensisUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2012-06-14 08:56:57

Symbol: TEBI2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   MEBI2 Menendezia biflora (Cogn.) Britton Distribution: Tetrazygiabiflora(Cogn.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 09:35:42

Symbol: SPPO9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum portoricense Hampe...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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